A series of concerts is being planned by former collaborators of David Bowie to honor the late music icon and raise money for charity. The Celebrating David Bowie concert series will kick off at the O2 Arena in London on January 8, which would have been Bowie's 70th birthday.
Dolly Parton has recruited some big acts for her upcoming benefit concert. The Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund event will raise money for victims of the wildfires in and around Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Fiona Apple recently put her own spin on the holiday classic "The Christmas Song," turning it into an anti-Trump protest tune. She transformed the lyrics of the "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire" song into "Trump's Nuts Roasting on an Open Fire."
Pete Townshend says that it is reinvigorating for the Who to be able to perform to a younger audience on their "Back to the Who Tour 51!" tour.
Reba McEntire says that she is hoping to fall in love again after her divorce from her former husband of 26 years, Narvel Blackstock.
Beyoncé may have the most nominations of any artist this year. But that does not mean that she is immune to being rejected. The Grammy Country Committee rejected her single "Daddy Lessons." There is speculation that the rejection may be related to Beyoncé's recent CMA performance of "Daddy Lessons" with the Dixie Chicks, who have drawn criticism for their political stands.
New Year's Day might still be a few weeks away, but Chris Brown seems ready for 2017, promising his fans passion and "actual talent." The singer posted an image on Instagram last week showing him passionately singing into a mic. Underneath, he included a caption that read in part "No GAMES.... Passion/HARDWORK AND Actual TALENT!"
Pharrell has released another track from the Hidden Figures soundtrack. The new tune, "Apple," features Alicia Keys as a guest performer. A limited run of the film Hidden Figures will hit theaters on Christmas day. The movie follows the true story of black women working at NASA during the early days of the space program.
Mariah Carey will be headlining the upcoming The Keys Of Christmas holiday show. The special will also feature original music from DJ Khaled. The Keys Of Christmas special will be exclusive to YouTube Red subscribers. It airs on December 19. Other guest performers will include Ciara, Fifth Harmony and Boyce Avenue.
Miranda Lambert has been announced as a headliner for the upcoming 2017 Taste Of Country Festival. She joins previously announced headliners Jason Aldean and Sam Hunt.
Breaking Benjamin has announced a slate of concert dates for a U.S. tour this winter. The band will kick off the tour at the Fillmore in Silver Spring, Maryland on January 10 and will conclude the tour at the House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio on January 28.
Yoko Ono Lennon paid tribute to her late husband John Lennon on December 8 by making an appeal for gun control in the United States. She made the plea in a Facebook post on the anniversary of his death.
Green Day announced that it has added a new outdoor show to its 2017 tour of Ireland and the U.K. The band will now be playing at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow on July 4. The venue has a capacity of 35,000.
Garth Brooks added Albany, New York to the list of dates on his world tour. This will mark the first time in 20 years the country star has performed in the state capital.
James Taylor, Mavis Staples and the surviving members of The Eagles were among the honorees at the Kennedy Center Honors gala on December 5 in Washington DC.